Financing, financial services and investment support

Are you sitting on new innovative ideas but lack sufficient funding to implement them? There are many grants available to help you start or develop a business. Here we list some of them.

Region Västerbotten
To promote sustainable investments, especially in small and medium-sized enterprises, that strengthen competitiveness, create long-term profitability and create lasting jobs.

Offers e.g. micro-support given to start-ups, for marketing, investment in machinery or product development. The aid is 50% of the investment, up to a maximum of SEK 30 000.

There is also special investment aid for hard and soft investments, e.g. buildings, machinery, inventory, marketing. The aid amounts to between 25% and 50% of the investment, in Jörn 50% and can be a maximum of 200 000 Euro over a 3-year period.

Read more on Region Västerbotten External link.

County Administrative Board
Offers support for investments that promote the development of businesses and contribute to new jobs in rural areas.

The New Jobs in Rural Areas grant is given for initiatives that increase employment in the company through, for example, a new plant or new fixed equipment. The aid amounts to up to 40% of the investment, but the aid amount must be at least SEK 100 000. The maximum amount of aid granted is EUR 200 000 over a 3-year period.

Read more about financial support at the County Administrative Board External link.

Tillväxtverket is to promote development in all parts of the country and work to exploit the growth potential that exists in everything from rural areas to large cities. Tillväxtverket decides on transport grants and regional investment aid, among other things.

Read more at Tillväxtverket External link.

"Start your own business grant" - support for starting a business
The Arbetsförmedlingen's administrators grant "Start your own grant". The grant enables you to make a living during the start-up phase of your business.

Read more about the support at Arbetsförmedlingen External link.

Sammes Foundation
A donation from the entrepreneur Samme Lindmark and his wife Maud in 2007 made it possible to set up the Sammes Foundation. Samme wanted to support young Skellefteå citizens' interest in entrepreneurship. Scholarships are awarded in the categories Idea Scholarship, Development Scholarship, Business Scholarship and Summer Entrepreneur.

Read more about Samme's foundation External link.

The Uppstuds Foundation

Have a great idea and need some seed money? Then apply for a scholarship from the Upstuds Foundation. The Uppstuds Foundation aims to give enterprising young people in Skellefteå an opportunity to test their dreams. If you are under 26 and have an idea, you are welcome to apply.

Apply for a scholarship at Stiftelsen Uppstuds External link.

Ackra Invest
Telephone: +46 (0)910-77 08 85

ALMI Affärspartner
Telephone: +46 (0)910-71 15 80

Telephone: +46 (0)8-587 919 00

Telephone: +46 (0)90-12 78 60

Telephone: +46 (0)920-24 42 50

Telephone: +46 (0)771-15 01 80

Sjätte AP-fonden
Telephone: +46 (0)31-741 10 00

Svensk riskkapitalförening
Telephone: + 46 (0)8-678 30 90

Skellefteå has a wide range of good accounting firms. Below you will find chartered accountants in the municipality.

Telephone: +46 (0)910-72 66 99

Ernst & Young
Telephone: +46 (0)910-58 58 00

LRF Konsult AB
Telephone: +46 (0)910-71 75 70

Hultin Revision AB
Telephone: +46 (0)910-361 87

Telephone: +46 (0)910-574 70

Revisorgruppen KB
Telephone: +46 (0)910-850 95

Revisionsteamet AB
Telephone: +46 (0)910-123 55

Telephone: +46 (0)910- 77 77 00

Telephone: +46 (0)910-71 15 50

Skellefteå municipality tries to show a complete list of companies, when we list them on We do not make a selection. If your business should be listed on this page but is not, please contact us.


Senast uppdaterad:
6 March 2023

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